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New Cybersecurity Intro Courses on FedVTE!

Want to brush up on or pick up new cybersecurity skills but not sure where to begin?

Check out three new introductory cybersecurity courses now available on the Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE). These beginner courses do not require pre-requisite knowledge or skills, and will give you a chance to learn core concepts at your own pace.

FedVTE is a free online training tool that is available to all government employees and veterans. It only takes one quick click to get started!

Dive into these new courses: 

  • Cyber and Critical Infrastructure – Provides instruction on the influence, impact, and need for cybersecurity when defending critical infrastructure and key national resources.
  • Coding 101 – Introduces basic programming concepts used in all modern programming languages.
  • Reverse Engineering 101 – Addresses common uses for reverse engineering, the process and methodology of reverse engineering, and some of the legal concerns.

While registering for these new courses, don’t forget to also explore the other 60+ free courses. Visit to expand your cybersecurity knowledge today to protect and defend against tomorrow’s cyber-attacks and threats! 

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